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Linköping University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Internationally recognized across subjects

Ranked among the world’s top 25 young universities in the QS Top 50 Under 50, Sweden’s Linköping University (LiU) is also in the global top 300 of the QS World University Rankings® 2016-2017.

LiU’s broad range of subject strengths are reflected in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, where it is featured among the world’s best for computer science, electrical engineering, physics, sociology and medicine, amongst others.

While the main language of instruction is Swedish, the university offers 25 master’s programs taught entirely in English. International students account for 15% of students, representing around 50 nationalities.

A business hub with small-town charm

Linköping University has several campuses, connected by a campus bus. Most students are based in Linköping, with around a fifth in the nearby town of Norrköping. With around 150,000 inhabitants, Linköping has a well-developed business sector while retaining the charm of a smaller town, while Norrköping offers a lively cultural and music scene. Everything is within walking distance, and there’s always something for students to get involved in. The region is home to a number of international companies, including Saab, Toyota, Siemens and IFS.

Strong employment outcomes

Graduates of Linköping University are the quickest to enter the employment market in Sweden, according to the Swedish Higher Education Authority, UKÄ. In 2007, UKÄ reported 80% of LiU students with new degrees were in the labor market. This figure rose to almost 86% by 2013.

Innovative approaches to global challenges

Linköping University’s research is recognized across the world, with particular leadership within materials science, information technology and disability studies. Characteristically, LiU was the first Swedish university to implement interdisciplinary research and problem-based learning (PBL).

International scholarships

International scholarships are available for students who meet the following conditions:

  • Non-EU students
  • Applying to a master’s degree at LiU as their first choice
  • Applying 15 January at the latest

Find out more about scholarships here.

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2016
282
2017
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2018
  • 38.40
    Overall Score
  • 27.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 30.4
    Citations per Faculty
  • 44.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 70.2
    Faculty Student
  • 39
    International Faculty
51-100
2016
51-100
2017
  • 73.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 84.4
    Citations per Paper
  • 51.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 72.5
    H-index Citations
26
2014
24
2015
21
2016
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 37.70
    Overall Score
  • 1969
    Establishment Year
  • 282
    WUR Overall
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,310
International
370

Number of students

18,148
Postgraduate 37%
Undergraduate 63%

Number of international students

1,564
Postgraduate 65%
Undergraduate 35%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

25 Postgraduate Courses

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